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Bill on seizing property by police vetoed by governor

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have made it harder for police and prosecutors to seize property from people they think have been ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 24th day of the 2015 General Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate read through scores ...

Fremont County's first production of "The Vagina Monologues" is staged Thursday at the Riverton Branch Library and Friday at the Lander Library.

A ...

Cleanup set for old tie treatment plant site

The Department of Environmental Quality is working to clean up a parcel of land in Riverton that once was used to treat railroad ties and other wood ...

Suspects in burglary ring arrested after fleeing house

Two Riverton men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a string of burglaries north of town.
Zachary Clark, 25, of Riverton, and Darin Durtsche, ...

Emergency services director Joe Zillmer said demand elsewhere is too great to justify the full-time service in Dubois.

Dubois is losing its only ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2013 killing" should have said the killing took ...

Reservation health group receives $198K grant

The funds will help support efforts to improve cardiovascular health among members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

The AstraZeneca HealthCare ...

CWC adds counselor to improve care

Central Wyoming College's counseling services are changing to improve care and outreach.
Counselor Lance Goede said he and Deb Starks -- a full-time counselor ...

Case shakes off cancer treatment, staying productive at Legislature

CHEYENNE -- State Sen. Cale Case looks different. Standing at his desk on the Wyoming State Senate floor, his beard is visible from the balcony. His voice is ...

Medicaid expansion 'close to over' after defeat in Senate

Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, says he was "quietly disappointed" that the Wyoming Senate failed to pass an optional Medicaid expansion bill last week.
"I thought ...

Medicaid expansion might rise again, says speaker

CHEYENNE -- A top Wyoming lawmaker says the debate over whether to expand the federal Medicaid system in the state this year isn't over yet.
House Speaker Rep. ...

Digest

Dead man was stabbed in heart
CHEYENNE -- Laramie County authorities say a man whose body was found at a campground east of Cheyenne died of a stab ...

Fremont County's Library System is starting planning for fixing the Riverton branch library's roof and drainage around the building.
Fremont County ...

Burglaries in rural north Riverton may be connected

Officials are investigating a string of burglaries that appear to be connected in the rural north Riverton area.
Four similar burglaries were reported in the ...

Organizers seek input on American Indian exhibit at UW

The University of Wyoming's art museum is interested in sponsoring an American Indian museum exhibit with the Wyoming Women's Business Center.
The WWBC is ...

Fremont County's cattlemen got together in February 1984 for their annual meeting, and new officers we elected for the year.
Newly elected, from left, were ...

Mead not only GOP gov to strike out on Medicaid access

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Years of Republican attacks on President Barack Obama's health care law may have paid dividends at the ballot box, but they also made it ...

Northern Arapaho woman shows work at Sundance Film Festival

Enrolled Northern Arapaho and Kickapoo tribal member Missy Whiteman has been selected for the Sundance Institute Fellowship: NativeLab Fellows.
She also ...

Allen: College vote prudent

Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, says his vote last week against House Bill 118 was not "anti-community college."
He was the only Fremont County ...

 
 

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